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Top Ten TV Contestants & Where to Find Them
By Tom Williams
As Andrew Lloyd Webber’s latest BBC One competition Over the Rainbow reaches its climax this weekend, we’ll soon know who will be headlining next year’s revival of The Wizard of Oz...
Worth a Read: Theatre Books Round-up - May 2010
By Laura Silverman Theatergoer Reporter
Two book prizes provide the focus of this month’s round-up. Jann Parry’s Different Drummer, a biography of the Royal Ballet choreographer Kenneth MacMillan, has recently been name
Q&A with Dmitri Hvorostovsky
By Simon Thomas
Dmitri Hvorostovsky is one of the world’s most glamorous opera stars. With his distinctive silver hair, vocal beauty and thrilling stage presence, he tends to dominate the stage whenever he appe
Best of This Week's Theatre Blogs - 14 May 2010
By Corinne Furness Theatergoer Reporter
Guardian critic Michael Billington wasted no time in blogging his response to the new government this week, writing a spirited memo to Jeremy Hunt about the importance of arts funding. There was a ...
Crazy For You (Liverpool)
By Editorial Staff
Birkenhead Operatic Society Trust present the crème-de-la- crème of amateur talent in their latest production, Crazy For You. Stepping back into the 1930s, at the time of the Gr
Tune In: Theatre CDs & DVDs Round-up - May 2010
By Catherine Surowiec
Gardens are in bloom but there’s still a chill in the air, and if volcanic ash has grounded you in the past weeks, we have some treats to brighten up your home entertainment. This month’
New drama double bill at the Tobacco Factory
The Tobacco Factory are to play host to two thought-provoking comedy dramas from one of Bristol’s newest theatre companies, About Time Two! at the venue's new studio theatre, The Brewery, presented ...
Election 2010: How is Theatre Responding?
By Editorial Staff
Ahead of polling day on Thursday, Whatsonstage.com takes a look at the way the most unpredictable election in recent memory is being covered by theatres across the country, from election night ...
Stepping Out
By Editorial Staff
Richard Harris wrote Stepping Out more than 25 years ago and the show enjoyed a long run in London. The play has since become a staple of rep theatres up and down the land. It became a sligh
Best of This Week's Theatre Blogs - 30 Apr 2010
By Corinne Furness Theatergoer Reporter
How long would you queue for a ticket to see a play? Propitious Productions braved the elements to join the overnight queue for tickets for the final performance of Jerusalem, considering the ...